There are many ways you can support the work of Newcastle United Foundation. You can help by fundraising for us or attending one of our charity events.
The Great Run Company have unveiled a brand-new course and runner experience for the AJ Bell Great North 10K in partnership with Newcastle United Foundation, set to take place on Sunday 2 July 2023. Runners for this years Great North 10k have the option to be a local hero and run for Newcastle United Foundation. There will be a black and white wave on event day, with runners wearing a special black and white striped run number in the clubs’ colours. Your sponsorship directly funds meaningful community work in your area, helping motivate and inspire people to be more active, learn new skills, be more employable and to reach their potential.
Each year Newcastle United Foundation recruits a team of runners to take on the Great North Run – the World’s biggest and best half marathon. Fundraisers completing the Great North Run for Newcastle United Foundation directly generate vital funding for our community programmes, providing support for thousands of people across the region every year. To secure your place, we ask for a £58 deposit to cover the cost of your place. All the money you raise comes directly to Newcastle United Foundation. We ask our runners to raise a minimum of £300 in sponsorship. Your sponsorship directly funds meaningful community work in your area, helping motivate and inspire people to be more active, learn new skills, be more employable and to reach their potential.
Would-be footballers of all ages can fulfil their dreams of scoring in front of the Gallowgate End through Newcastle United Foundation’s Play on the Pitch tournament. The five-a-side tournament is the opportunity of the lifetime for Magpies supporters to enjoy more than 45 minutes of guaranteed playing time on the pitch in a knockout competition to secure Newcastle United Foundation silverware. The unforgettable event for teams of up to eight players also includes professional refereeing, team photography, tournament awards, tours of St. James’ Park and more to provide a stadium experience like no other. All funds raised will support Newcastle United Foundation programmes that engage, motivate and inspire thousands of children and adults across the North East.
Newcastle United Foundation, CEO Sleepout and Changing Lives are committed to supporting people affected by homelessness in the North East. CEO Sleepout UK was founded in 2013 to help give the business community a small insight into the lives of those living hand-to-mouth without a home to call their own. Those taking part experience one night sleeping without shelter at St. James’ Park in a bid to raise funds to tackle homelessness. Newcastle United Foundation use donations to support employability projects like our Street Football programme – free weekly sessions using sport to engage vulnerable young people and adults.